Humans tend to make art about the things they enjoy, and throughout the ages, gambling has been a topic of much artistic focus because it’s one of humanity’s oldest vices. From Cezanne to Caravaggio, countless greats have portrayed rolling the dice or betting on cards. Modernity’s music is by no means above focusing on the flick of the dealer’s wrist, and there are thousands of songs that portray gambling, the highs, and the lows. Here are the most famous for you to enjoy as you join their ranks.
Gary Driscoll is a London-based crooner who counts among his influences the likes of Frank Sinatra, and other jazz pioneers. His latest release, ‘The Old East End Tonight’, is backed by arranger Paul Campbell and Studio Orchestrations Belfast. Mixing was performed by Alastair McMillan, of Masterlabs, Dublin.